Luigi has over five years of experience in the nonprofit sector in national and
international environments. He earned a degree in Architecture from the
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico, obtaining
Academic Excellence Honors and the CIESLAG Academic Merit Award. In
2016, Luigi worked with Ciclo Organico in Rio de Janeiro, where he developed
visual content and consulted on sustainability, project development, and urban landscaping. As
an Architectural Assistant at Groupe 3 Architectes in Morocco, Luigi developed strategies to
implement sustainable policies on architectural and urban projects. Luigi collaborated with Dare Inc. in Rabat, where he expanded the Dare Build project for sustainable architecture and interior
design, and imparted workshops on community development, social impact, and recycled
collective art. At the Migrant Solidarity Group of Hungarian refugee camp in Bicske, Luigi
provided humanitarian relief and capacitated refugees by conducting training sessions on
sustainable development, leadership, and environmental awareness. In 2015, Luigi acted as a
visual content developer and graphic designer for LEAD India in New Delhi, successfully
reshaping the public image of the organization by improving the quality and outreach of graphic,
photo and video material. Luigi applied his leadership development skills during the planning
and execution of National Training Sessions on integrating conservation and climate adaptation
into urban and rural development in India. Prior to that, Luigi co-founded and led Proyecto ECO
Ephemeral Architecture & Conceptual Art, a community movement to achieve social impact
through context-based sustainable ephemeral architecture installations in marginalized areas in
Northern Mexico. Through these experiences Luigi has refined his proficiency at designing and
developing visual and media products, strengthened his project management skills, and
reinforced his educational experience by conducting workshops and training sessions. Luigi has
developed as an artist, volunteer and activist for over a decade and believes art is a channel to
attain sustainability and originate positive impact on societies around the world. Luigi is
passionate about urban development, social housing, community engagement through artistic
development, environment and sustainability, and capacity building.

Host Organization: The Mission Preparatory School

Role at Host Organization: Luigi will partner with the Executive Director
and School Director to support internal communications, such as notices and materials to
provide families with logistical and educational information, and external communications, such
as online and print materials to communicate with prospective families, current and prospective
donors, and the broader public to share updates about the school and enrollment information,
cultivate engagement, and connect people to the school’s mission and programs.